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Scouting Anderson Espinoza, Newest Padre Prospect

The Padres continue to capitalize on the short-term success of their big leaguers by parlaying what might just be small-sample mirages into good prospects. For those of you missed my report on RHP Chris Paddack, who San Diego got from Miami in exchange for Fernando Rodney, that write up is here. The Padres arm du jour is Anderson Espinoza, one of baseball most electric young arms...
Via Fangraphs
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Fernando Rodney and the Marlins had the best time dancing to 'Cotton-Eyed Joe'

The Miami Marlins and Atlanta Braves played a historic game on Sunday night -- the first MLB game to be played on a U.S. military base. It was dubbed the Fort Bragg Game, and it was extremely entertaining. From the pregame flyover to the game itself, it was awesome.Not to mention, "Cotton-Eyed Joe" was played at the stadium and the Marlins had the best time dancing to it. Fernando...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Fernando Rodney will serve as setup man for Marlins

ATLANTA (AP) -- Manager Don Mattingly says newly acquired closer Fernando Rodney will work primarily as a setup man for A.J. Ramos in the Miami Marlins' bullpen.Rodney joined his new team on Friday, a day after San Diego traded him for a minor league pitcher. The Marlins view Rodney as adding strength to an already solid group of relievers.Mattingly will occasionally give him a chance...
Via Associated Press
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins bolster pen with Fernando Rodney

The Miami Marlins made a move to strengthen their bullpen by trading for Fernando Rodney. Miami has exceeded expectations this year and has a real chance to make the postseason. With the opportunity to break the playoff drought, the team did not wait for the trade deadline to make a major move. Rodney has been sensational for the San Diego Padres this year posting a 0.31 ERA in 28...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Fantasy Baseball: Miami Marlins trade for Fernando Rodney

Wonders never cease and we’ve reached that point where the Marlins have become buyers. They traded pitching prospect Chris Paddack to the San Diego Padres for reliever Fernando Rodney. The move makes the second major deal for the Padres this season. They are clearly giving up on the 2016 season. The question is how much they will be able to get back for their tradable assets. ...
Via The Fantasy Fix
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Scouting Chris Paddack, San Diego’s Return for Rodney

The Miami Marlins have traded white-hot RHP Chris Paddack to San Diego in exchange for Fernando Rodney. Paddack was an eighth-round draftee in 2015 and was signed for a $400,000 bonus. He dominated prep competition at Cedar Park High School in Texas, striking out 134 hitters in 75 innings during his senior year. He fell to the eighth round, in part, because he was 19-and-a-half on...
Via Fangraphs
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Marlins close to landing Fernando Rodney from Padres

Bullpen help may be on the way for the Miami Marlins in short order. According to ESPN’s Keith Law, the Marlins are close to landing Fernando Rodney in a trade with the San Diego Padres. This sure seems like a good move for Miami. Even a “good A-Ball prospect” is still a project and likely at least a few years from the majors. Rodney has been a stellar reliever for the Padres...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

The Mariners have finally ended the Fernando Rodney era

The Seattle Mariners finally put their foot down and said “enough”. After Saturday’s ten inning loss to the Chicago White Sox, Seattle DFAed closer Fernando Rodney six weeks before the end of his two-year, $14 million deal signed prior to the 2014 season. Rodney was great last year for the Mariners, striking out 76 and walking 28 over 66 1/3 innings, pitching to a 2.85 ERA...
Via The Outside Corner
August 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Mariners’ Fernando Rodney Hides In Bushes During Game, Is Weird (Video)

Fernando Rodney just wanted some relief from the hot Colorado sun Wednesday. Either that or he’s really shy. Given what we know about the eccentric Seattle Mariners closer, we’re going with the former. Regardless of motive, it still was quite the interesting sight when television cameras caught Rodney hiding in the bushes and strolling among the bullpen foliage during a day...
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jays fans troll Rodney with arrows

Throughout his career Fernando Rodney has irritated opposing fans with his routine of shooting an imaginary bow and arrow into the stands after each save.On Thursday, a group of Blue Jays fans trolled the Mariners closer by drawing back on their own invisible bows and riddling Rodney with barrage of unseen arrows as he walked out to the mound.These guys might want to brush up on...
Via The Other Paper
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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